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Mysteries of Ancient Egypt
Holiday Length: 7 days
Departures: see grid
Start city: Cairo
End city: Cairo
Type of Holiday: Flexi private tour
  The best option for those with limited time who want to visit Cairo and include a Nile Cruise in their holiday.  This tour offers full Nile sightseeing.  Option available to extend your stay in Aswan to see the Temples of Abu Simbel

Day 1

Cairo arrival
Arrival transfer to your Pyramids area hotel.
Day 2

Visit the truly wondrous Pyramids of Giza plus the enigmatic Sphinx. Later marvel at the glittering treasures of Tutankhamen in the Egyptian Museum. (B)
Day 3

Cairo – Aswan
Fly to Aswan and board your Nile Cruise Boat. This afternoon visit the High Dam and the Temple of Philae. (B,L,D)
Optional early morning visit to Abu Simbel
DETOUR Option to include a day or overnight visit to Abu Simbel before flying back to Cairo
Day 4

Aswan - Kom Ombo - Edfu
A morning visit to the Temple Kom Ombo before sailing to Edfu. (B,L,D)
Day 5

Edfu - Esna - Luxor
After visiting the Temple of Horus in Edfu sail across Esna Lock before arriving in Luxor for your overnight stay.  Later that day visit the Temples of Karnak and Luxor. (B,L,D)
Day 6

Luxor - Cairo
Explore the Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatchepsut's Temple and the Colossi of Memnon before your flight to Cairo. (B)
Day 7

Cairo departure
Departure transfer to the airport. (B)




  • Accommodation: 3 nights Cairo (2 nights pyramids, 1 night downtown), 3 night cruise
  • Daily breakfast, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Private transfers in A/C transportation
  • Flights Cairo-Aswan and Luxor-Cairo
  • Private Egyptologist guide and sightseeing in Cairo
  • Small group sightseeing on the cruise
  • Entrance fees

    NOTES Cruise schedules may operate in reverse direction


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